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  • View of the volcanic-formed harbour in Akaroa, New Zealand
    Rights: Philo Vivero, Creative Commons 3.0 Published 12 July 2017 Size: 66 KB Referencing Hub media

    Banks Peninsula was formed by stratovolcanoes (a type of cone volcano), particularly at Akaroa and Lyttelton. This area was once a plate boundary, similar to the Taupō volcanic zone today. The last eruption was 6 million years ago.

    Acknowledgement: Philo Vivero, Creative Commons 3.0

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